Author Archives: Jeff Price

Don’t Stop Believing

One of the biggest fears many of us have is the fear of making a decision. Of course, we have been taught all of our lives not make the wrong decision so it is natural that this seems to be a universal fear (Jeffers 101). After all, its been conditioned in us since youth (and… Continue Reading

Get Started

The 1st habit in the 7 habits of Highly Effective People is to Be Proactive. Unfortunately, many people do not completely understand this concept when they are first introduced to it. Most people assume it means to not be reactive, and to a certain extent they are correct. Habit 1, Be Proactive, means to take… Continue Reading

The Truths of Fear

A big part of feeling the fear and doing it anyway is realizing that there is not going to come a time in the short or long-term future where fear will go away. A big part of our success in life is learning to live with these fears but be able to blast through them.… Continue Reading

How do you make an effective Checklist?

One of the best checklist makers in the world are airplane manufacturers. Pilots use dozens of checklists, whole books of them in fact. There’s a checklist for inspecting the aircraft before flight, one for configuring the airplane before you start the engines, then one to start the engines and so on. But, not everything a… Continue Reading

Aviate – Navigate – Communicate

Shortly after airplanes started flying, airplanes started crashing. This is of course generally seen as a bad thing and soon the term “pilot error,” would enter our cultural vernacular and never go away (Gawande 32-33). Flying a simple aircraft is actually a fairly simple process. You pull back on the stick and the houses get… Continue Reading